Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

Earth (AP), January 14 – Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements. And scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating. Two U.S. science agencies — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — and a private measuring group […]

Heating up: World leaders take center stage at climate talks

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It’s time for more than 130 world leaders to feel the heat. They will traipse to the podium Monday and Tuesday at crucial international climate talks in Scotland and talk about what their country is going to do about the threat of global warming. From U.S. President Joe Biden to Seychelles President Wavel John […]

Biden at Vatican to talk climate, poverty with Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Declaring it’s “good to be back,” President Joe Biden on Friday opened a five-day European trip at the Vatican, where he and Pope Francis — the world’s two most prominent Roman Catholics — planned to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and poverty. A dozen Swiss Guards in their blue and […]

Biden’s climate plan at risk, Democrats race to strike deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a centerpiece of President Joe Biden’s climate change strategy all but dashed, Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House Tuesday searching for new ways to narrow, reshape and swiftly wrap up negotiations on what had been his sweeping $3.5 trillion budget plan. Nearly 20 centrist and progressive lawmakers met in separate groups […]

Scientific studies reveal enormous benefits from climate change

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., Austin, and Conroe, August 19 – Climate change, also known as global warming, has shown at least two major beneficial impacts during the past two decades, as numerous scientific studies are beginning to reveal. The international liberal media has presented a recurring theme in news reports: “Climate scientists, […]

Swiss narrowly reject tax hike to fight climate change

GENEVA (AP) — Exit polls on Sunday indicated that Swiss voters appear to have narrowly rejected a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would have hiked fees and taxes on fuels that produce greenhouse gases. The Alpine country has been experiencing an outsized impact from climate change. Switzerland has faced a rise in temperatures that is […]

Board fight at Exxon intensifies spotlight on climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil is facing a major challenge from a group of investors in one of the biggest fights a corporate boardroom has endured over its stance on climate change, an issue of rising urgency for many shareholders. The investor group is pushing to replace four of the oil giant’s board members with […]

Biden pushes for momentum as US returns to climate fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is convening a coalition of the willing, the unwilling, the desperate-for-help and the avid-for-money for a global summit Thursday aimed at rallying the world’s worst polluters to move faster against climate change. The president’s first task: Convincing the world that the politically fractured United States isn’t just willing when […]